You need to learn this Tuesday Tip to lengthen the life of your fresh herbs. Learn how to Store Fresh Herbs in your refrigerator and never let your hard work in the garden go to waste again.
Spring is here, and whether you are lucky enough to garden all year long, or you are waiting for your local farmers market to open back up, we all need to learn this Tuesday Tip of the week to preserve our harvests. Learn how to Store Fresh Herbs in your refrigerator the right way and you’ll be amazed at how much longer they’ll last.
Tuesday Tip: Store Fresh Herbs
- Once you get your herbs home, wash them and pat them dry with a paper towel. You can also place them in a salad spinner to completely remove any water on the leaves.
- Get a large mason jar and fill 1/4 of the glass with lukewarm water.
- Cut a bit of the stalk off of each herb and place herbs in the jar.
- Take a large plastic bag and place over the herbs in the jar.
- Place jars in the refrigerator, change the water daily, and they will keep for 2-3 weeks.
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